Name: Brenda Whitaker
City of Residence: Granite City
Family status: Single
Education: High School
Occupation: Business owner
Political party: Independent
Office sought: Alderman Ward 1
Previously held offices: Incumbent Alderman Ward 1
What qualifies you for this position?
“As a life long resident of Granite City, retired steel worker and proud business owner within Ward 1, I have had the privilege to serve as the representative of Ward 1 since 2005. My performance as a seasoned council member and as chairman of the Downtown Redevelopment Committee has proven my commitment to the people. I believe economic development and quality of life issues are key to creating and maintaining a virbrant community.”
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